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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marco Alexandre de Oliveira By exploring the ubiquity of Bashō's frog haiku in Brazil as the naturalization of a poetics of nature and the ideographic sign, this essay traces distinct affinities between the arts of Zen and concrete poetry, in both theory and practice. It begins by observing...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as case studies to elucidate the way in which Milosz's poetic changes as it travels westward and influences Heaney's volume The Haw Lantern (1987). Heaney's experiments with the parable form, and his corollary desire to bring the “aerated” language of abstractions into a poetry based on concrete...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... (see https://designerqrcodes.wordpress.com/ ). The effect produces a series of framed squares: the white page, the black QR code background, and the white geometric shape on it. The images are visually interesting in and of themselves; they are, in point of fact, the book’s concrete poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the artists who took part in this revival, writing in a range of forms, including haiku and concrete poetry. In his discussion of the confluence of Westlake’s anti-imperial activism and a dissident poetics “informed by kanaka maoli expressive traditions, and an internationalist understanding of poetry” (82...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 2014
... director and theo- rist Sergei Eisenstein. These three based their film theories on what they perceived to be salient characteristics of the Chinese script. The chapter also devotes a large section to analyzing Concrete Poetry written by poets from Brazil and Taiwan. “Sinographies” is concerned...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 357–368.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., signs, and words, changes according to the place and function they have in the larger context of the screen. Concrete poetry and conceptual poetry as well as poetry on screen are clear and well-known illustrations of these mechanisms ( Dworkin and Goldsmith). But there are other examples as well...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... body). In the lyric poetry of the time, attributes from social status to sensuality needed to find concrete form. This is also why the material world is so prominent in Liyongo poems: the inside-outside dichotomy is suspended. As the anthropologist Paola Ivanov finds, making a case for an aesthetic...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Michigan P, 2003 . 31 -48. Altieri, Charles. Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry: The Contemporaneity of Modernism . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989 . Appiah, Kwame Anthony. Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers . New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007 . Apter...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2015
... him on the side of the downtrodden and pro- claimed him a non-ideological poet. Rogers also details Spender’s great interest in and translations of Lorca’s poetry. While through the Revista de Occidentes Ortega became an admired intellectual presence in the Europe of the thirties, Lorca gained...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... Costello, Bonnie. “Vision and Mastery in Elizabeth Bishop.” Twentieth Century Literature 28 . 4 ( 1982 ): 351 -70. Davidson, Michael. “Discourse in Poetry: Bakhtin and Extensions of the Dialogical.” Code of Signals: Recent Writings in Poetics . Ed. Michael Palmer. Berkeley: North Atlantic, 1983...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... LITERATURE / 304 It is an anti-tradition that, beginning with Gregorio de Matos and passing through Oswaldo de Andrade, continues in contemporary Brazilian poetry, an “anti- normative” concrete poetry. For Haroldo de Campos, this anti-tradition is just another name for “carnivalization.” While...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Daniel Just This essay discusses the implications of Milan Kundera's conception of the novel for literary theory and history. It presents Kundera's theory of the novel as a search for a type of didacticism that inscribes the reader in a process of learning that does not have a concrete content...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
...). COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 406 relentless insistence on theatricality as an embodiment in a “physical and concrete language” that articulates not a verbal poetry but “a poetry of space” (Selected Writ- ings 231–32). “[I]t is essential,” he writes in the First Manifesto of the Theater of Cru- elty...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
... and the pressure of readership. That no poet writes solely for his contem- porary audience has been proved by many a poet, including the uncompromis- ing Russian Nobel laureate. Yet the vector of poetry does not point exclusively toward the past; it also extends into the future: in their desire to build monu...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... that the only Western language with a structure comparable to Chinese in concreteness is Greek, and second that “the influence of written Chinese as a medium for thought, in poetry and philosophy, occupies a position in East Asian civilization like that of Greek in the West.”1 In this sense Chinese can...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ford The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xi, 452 p. Poetics Before Plato: Interpretation and Authority in Early Greek Theories of Poetry. By Grace M. Ledbetter. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. viii...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... ): 33 -38. Macpherson, James. Fragments of Ancient Poetry Collected in the Scottish Highlands and Translated from the Gaelic or Ersic Tongue . 1760. Ed. Otto Luitpold Jiriczek. Heidelberg: Winter, 1915 . Mann, Thomas. Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen . 1918. Frankfurt/M.: S. Fischer, 1956...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., deliberately evades tests of concrete practical results. Altieri’s enterprise in The Particulars of Rapture echoes his earlier book on abstraction in modernism (Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry [Cambridge University Press, 1989 which stated his current argument in literary...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 185–192.
Published: 01 March 2005
... reflects on mood as a means of life-strengthening perspective in a way that, unlike the later pragmatist tradition, deliberately evades tests of concrete practical results. Altieri’s enterprise in The Particulars of Rapture echoes his earlier book on abstraction in modernism (Painterly...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., deliberately evades tests of concrete practical results. Altieri’s enterprise in The Particulars of Rapture echoes his earlier book on abstraction in modernism (Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry [Cambridge University Press, 1989 which stated his current argument in literary...